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Board of Scientific Advisors adds Dr. Taekjip Ha

Dr. Taekjip Ha has joined the JCC Board of Scientific Advisors. Dr. Ha is a Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry, Biophysics, and Biomedical Engineering at Johns Hopkins University, and an investigator with […]

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